Haitian Revolution Timeline

Ellen Van Vorst

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France establishes claim on parts of Hispanola

July 27, 1605

Treaty of ryswick

September 20, 1697

Declaration of Independence (America)

August 2, 1776

Spain brought 15,000 slaves

1783

French Revolution Begins-Ends

1789 - 1799

Failed Mackandal Rebellion

1789

Haitian Revoltuion Begins-Ends

1791 - 1804

Boukman Rebellion

August 21, 1791

Toussaint Joins French Troops

1793

Sonthonax Decrees Emancipation

August 23, 1793

Napoleon Bonaparte Takes Power of France

1799

Napoleon sends Leclerc to Saint-Domingue

1801

Toussiant Issues Constituion

February 4, 1801

Napoleon Re-Estabilshed Slavery

May 20, 1802

Toussaint Imprisoned and Decived

July 2, 1802

Toussiant Died

April 8, 1803

Battle of Vertieres

November 18, 1803

Haiti Invades Hispanola

1804

Haiti Proclamation of Independence

January 1, 1804

Dessalines Proclaims Himself Emporer of Haiti

May 20, 1804

Dessalines Assassinated

October 17, 1806

Christophe Becomes President

March 25, 1811